Jose Mourinho delighted with Pedro so far

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Jose Mourinho has revealed Pedro has settled into life at Stamford Bridge well, and has backed him to score plenty of goals.

The former Barcelona man found the back of the net on his debut against West Brom and Mourinho adds that the Spaniard has already helped to improve his team.

He also laid on an assist as the Blues claimed their first win of the season after a turbulent start, and Mourinho believes the winger he signed for £21 million from under the nose of Manchester United has a bright future ahead.

"Even when they are top players like Pedro, they have always a little question mark, because with the great change in their lives, you never know how quick the adaptation is going to be,” the Portuguese manager said.

“At the moment he has no problems and is ready to play, to perform, to improve the team. It's good for him, but better for us."

Zlatan Ibrahimovic might play in the Premier League in the future, but would only consider Chelsea, according to ex-Arsenal star Martin Keown.

Known believes the move could only happen however if Diego Costa breaks down with an injury. He said: “He’s always been ambitious and likes to tick boxes around Europe.

“Now he might like to do it here. But unless he takes a drop in wages, it’s hard to see where he’ll go. I think the only place I could really see him would be Chelsea, especially if Diego Costa’s hamstring blows up.”

Stones set for Everton stay

Chelsea are set to end their interest in John Stones after having a £37 million offer rejected by Everton according to reports.

The Goodison Park club have insisted on numerous occasions that Stones was not for sale and rejected his transfer request yesterday, however Chelsea were still confident a deal could be agreed with the right figure.

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